Global Operations Business Partner_Returnship Program (Remote)

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About SAP's Returnship Program:


SAP’s Returnship Program is a 20-week paid returnship, targeting mid-career professionals who’ve taken a 2+ year career break for caregiving, relocation or military service. Since 2018, SAP has offered a structured returnship program because we appreciate the skills you offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make.


What you'll do:


As a Global Business Partner, you will engage directly with global sales leaders to define the operating cadence and execution priorities to be driven worldwide for the SAP Solution Areas.  Business Operations focuses on the successful creation, deployment, and execution of sales supporting processes, tools, and services across all Customer Success (CS) areas (incl. License, Services, and Renewals).  As a Business Partner, you are a critical point of success to the CS Operations ability to transform operations into a service-driven business. You are also expected to be a thought leader and strong influencer to enable operational excellence throughout the end-to-end execution of the operations portfolio in the field.  You do so by performing the following tasks:


  • Understand your business in terms of field requirements, Go-to-Market, and operational processes to influence the successful alignment between them to define effective strategies with high impact execution. Identify opportunities to simplify business alignment and direction.

  • Accelerate adoption: Simplify the approach and packaging for easier comprehension by stakeholders. Define priorities, articulate the steps for change, and collaborate with the Centers of Expertise on rollout plans.

  • Accelerate decision-making: Interpret information, leverage insights, and utilize the right tools to provide strategic guidance, establish governance models and push recommendations to sales leaders and COOs.

  • Be a role model for efficient execution: Establish accountability for effective end-to-end execution including the collaboration with respective services and the extended Business Partner community. Execute towards operational efficiency and excellence, understanding the foundation and tools, overcoming barriers to success, and enabling peers to deliver with focus.

  • Showcase Expertise: through special projects, proactively position yourself to take the lead, inspire peers to join your effort, and drive outcome that may transform processes. Communicate respective results with the appropriate detail.


Primary responsibilities in this role are:


  • Assisting global operational reviews to assess quarterly performance across regions and solutions.

  • Leveraging SAP software to provide additional insight and intelligence around sales data.

  • Developing deeper level insights on regional sales performance for key stakeholders.

  • Facilitating standardization of sales strategy and reporting across all six global regions.

  • Innovating and conceptualizing new reporting to foster actionable insight for supported businesses.

  • Understanding and summarizing regional sales performance and forecast for executive audience.

  • Collaborating with enterprise analytics teams to automate and scale reporting to other business areas.

  • Providing an external perspective on the team’s activities to help drive the innovation agenda.


What you'll bring: 


  • A solid perspective related to operational processes, tools, and services. As well as, insights related to Sales Planning, Demand Management, Deal Execution, Performance Management and Go-to-Market. 
  • 5 years working in software industry.

  • Experience in Sales or GTM function role at enterprise software company.

  • Strong GTM and sales strategy business acumen (e.g., quota/territory strategy, compensation strategy, deal selling and proposal strategies).

  • Ability to effectively create business proposals and communicate them.


Meet your team:


Together with the Global Business Operations team, you will work across SAP to drive the overall performance of the business.  This includes engaging with experts in other areas such as Finance, HR, Development, and Marketing.  You will also be part of a much larger and diverse Operations communiity, which works across all regionss and many contries to deliver excellence for SAP.







We build breakthroughs together

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

We win with inclusion

SAP’s culture of inclusion, focus on health and well-being, and flexible working models help ensure that everyone – regardless of background – feels included and can run at their best. At SAP, we believe we are made stronger by the unique capabilities and qualities that each person brings to our company, and we invest in our employees to inspire confidence and help everyone realize their full potential. We ultimately believe in unleashing all talent and creating a better and more equitable world.
SAP is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to the values of Equal Employment Opportunity and provide accessibility accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team:
For SAP employees: Only permanent roles are eligible for the SAP Employee Referral Program, according to the eligibility rules set in the SAP Referral Policy. Specific conditions may apply for roles in Vocational Training.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Requisition ID: 349401  | Work Area: Administration  | Expected Travel: 0 - 10%  | Career Status: Professional  | Employment Type: Limited Full Time   | Additional Locations: Virtual - USA #LI-Hybrid

Requisition ID:  349401
Posted Date:  Nov 23, 2022
Work Area:  Administration
Career Status:  Professional
Employment Type:  Limited Full Time
Expected Travel:  0 - 10%

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